James is a San Francisco based multi-disciplinary fine artist and decorative painter specializing in faux surfaces, decorative panels, and large scale, humor infused, animal paintings.

With over a decade of experience as a full time artist, and including various disciplines from classical painting to constructing themed environments, and decorative painting, James combines a comfortable professionalism along with a broad understanding of materials, their design potential, along with his signature inventive imagination to ensure each project is completed on schedule and to par with a truly artisan quality.


Selected Group Exhibitions

  • Apr 2016   Art Explosion Studios, San Francisco, CA
  • May 2015   Art Explosion Open Studios, San Francisco, CA
  • May 2014   Silicon Valley Open Studios
  • Mar 2014   Gallery Saratoga, Saratoga, CA – Featured Artist
  • Mar 2014   Free Arts Arizona, Niemann Marcus, Scottsdale, AZ
  • Jan 2014   Google Headquarters, Mountain View, CA
  • Nov 2013   Los Gatos Art Association Juried Show, Los Gatos, CA
  • Aug 2013   Gallery Saratoga Garden Party, Saratoga, CA
  • Apr 2013   Scottsdale Artists School, Scottsdale AZ
  • Feb 2013   Artists Collective Art Bazaar, Phoenix AZ
  • Jan 2013   First Studios, Phoenix AZ
  • Apr 2012   The Herberger Theatre, Phoenix AZ
  • Dec 2011   Just Breathe Wellness Sanctuary, Phoenix AZ
  • Mar 2011   The Herberger Theatre, Phoenix AZ
  • Nov 2010   Artists Collective Art Bazaar, Phoenix AZ
  • Jan 2010   First Studios, Phoenix AZ
  • Nov 2009   Artists Collective Art Bazaar, Phoenix AZ

Where to purchase

Prints can be purchased from the James Derieg Shop on Fine Art America. To purchase original oil paintings please use the contact form.

Follow James

James posts updates on latest works, often showing paintings in progress, and upcoming events on Facebook and Google+.

Awards and Associations

James is a proud member of the Los Gatos Art Association (LGAA) and won 3rd place in the oil category of the members juried show 2013.

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